Brett S. Lininger is Of Counsel to the law firm of Nemphos Braue, LLC and a government affairs attorney for Old Line Government Affairs, LLC., a subsidiary of the law firm. He represents clients from various industries, including insurance, energy, healthcare, and information technology companies as a lobbyist before the Maryland General Assembly, Executive State Agencies and City and County governments. He also represents insurance clients pertaining to regulatory legal matters before the Maryland Insurance Administration. Prior to joining Nemphos Braue, he was a principal and chair of the Business Practice Group at Semmes, Bowen & Semmes in Baltimore.
During the Administration of Governor Bob Ehrlich, Mr. Lininger served as the Director of Government Relations for the Maryland Insurance Administration under Commissioner Al Redmer. He was also head of his own government affairs consulting firm, and he served on the Transition Team for Governor Larry Hogan.
A graduate of University of Baltimore School of Law and Towson University, Mr. Lininger is a member of the University of Baltimore Foundation Board and past chair of the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Baltimore, Inc. Additionally, he is the incoming Chair of the American Bar Association’s Government Affairs Practice Committee. Mr. Lininger is a 2017 recipient of The Daily Record’s Leadership in Law Award, and he was named Independent Insurance Agents of Maryland’s Insurance Person of the Year in 2009.